Car rentals in Caen: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Caen whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Caen. We've collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Caen. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where can I find a great deal on a car rental in Caen?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get the cheapest deals. Just type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Caen has to offer. You should also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Caen rental car.
What rental companies have outlets in Caen?
There are around 11 rental suppliers to choose from in Caen. You'll find some of the best providers, like Enterprise. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Caen?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||Everyone who wants to travel Caen in style||Infiniti, Audi, or similar|
|Minivan||Big groups that need room for all their bags||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Caen?
Normally, to rent a car in Caen you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to find what the total will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Caen?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover you while traveling through FRA.Several credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will offer coverage. However, there may be limitations, such as not covering bigger automobiles such as trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Caen.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. You can use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental dealer. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy should I get?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before returning the rental car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Caen?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit several customers all over Caen. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Caen adventure. You should take time to:
- Look over the vehicle and be certain there is no dents or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Caen rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can fit your requirements and not break the bank.